Faster Discharge Rates

General Discussion of the 4 Cell Charger that Paul is working on.
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Faster Discharge Rates

Post by Mark » Fri Oct 18, 2013 8:09 am

It would be nice if the charger could handle discharge rates of up to at least 1 amp.

Even better if the circuitry could automatically adjust to falling cell voltage!

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Re: Faster Discharge Rates

Post by Paul.Allen » Sat Oct 19, 2013 4:54 pm

It will have a constant current drain instead of the resistor drain in the 2 cell.

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Re: Faster Discharge Rates

Post by Mark » Sun Oct 20, 2013 12:54 am

Sounds good!

Are you planning to make the current controllable by software, or will we need to do some form of PWM to get lower currents?

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Re: Faster Discharge Rates

Post by Paul.Allen » Sun Oct 20, 2013 1:06 am

Yes, controllable in the software.

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Re: Faster Discharge Rates

Post by Mark » Sun Oct 20, 2013 1:08 am

Awesome! :-)

What current are you thinking of using? 1amp?

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